University of Vermont

2011-12 Online Catalogue

Graduate Courses in Literacy (EDLT)

EDLT 200 - Contemporary Issues
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 222 - Cltvate Chil Lit in El/Mid Sch
Contemporary research and practice related to the development of strategic, motivated, and independent readers and writers. Emphasis on integrating reading and writing within collaborative environments. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in Education and/or related areas including an introductory course in reading or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 223 - Read Pgms in Sec Schl & Col
Relationship of reading to learning study or organization, instructional procedures, and materials for developing reading improvement programs for secondary and college students; reading in content areas. Prerequisite: Twelve hours in Education and/or related areas or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 236 - Multicultural Children's Lit
Current research in multicultural education and literacy informs examination of representation and perspective in literature for children and youth. Perspectives include religion, race, gender, SES.
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 295 - Laboratory Experience in Educ
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 375 - Lit Assmt:Understand Indiv Dif
Designing and using assessment strategies to improve and adapt instruction. Identify, evaluate, and document literacy development, emphasizing students at risk of reading failure. Prerequisite: EDLT 222 or Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 376 - Clin/Tut Appr for Lit Intrvntn
Approaches for prevention, correction of reading and written language difficulties. Supervised teaching of individuals and/or small groups experiencing reading and language problems. Apprenticeships in reading instructional program. Pre/co-requisite: Three graduate credits in Reading/Language Arts or Instructor permission.
Credits: 6.00
EDLT 380 - Professional Problems in Educ
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 385 - Critical Issues in Lang&Litrcy
Explores the relationships between language and literacy and cultural-linguistic influences on langauge/literacy development. Topics include phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, fluency, comprehension, spelling and writing. Pre/co-requisite: EDLT 222; nine graduate credits in related areas; Instructor permission.
Credits: 3.00
EDLT 391 - Master's Thesis Research
Credits: 1.00 to 18.00
EDLT 395 - Special Topics
Credits: 1.50
EDLT 397 - Problems in Education
Credits: 3.00
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